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Department of State Growth

Policies and strategies for growth

Community consultation

The Department of State Growth recognises the importance of engaging and consulting with Tasmanian business, industry and the community when developing policies and strategies.

Opportunities for public input are promoted via different media channels, including this section of our website.

Policies

Cultural and Tourism Development

Cultural and Creative Industries Bill

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Cultural and Creative Industries Strategy

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Cycle Tourism Strategic Action Plan

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Tasmanian Visitor Engagement Implementation Plan

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Tasmanian Visitor Engagement Strategy

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Energy

Tasmanian Energy Strategy

The Tasmanian Government has developed an Energy Strategy to identify ways in which energy can be used as a key economic driver for Tasmania.

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Tasmanian Energy Strategy Progress Report

The Tasmanian Energy Strategy outlines a comprehensive suite of 43 actions organised under three broad themes - making energy work for people; reducing the cost of delivering energy; and positioning Tasmania for the future. This update provides information on the progress of implementing these actions.

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Tasmanian Energy Security Taskforce

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Forestry

Contractor and employee programs

Under the 2013 Tasmanian Forests Intergovernmental Agreement, the Australian Government has provided $20 million to support forest contractors and employees affected by the forestry industry transition.

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Forest Policy

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Forest Stewardship Council certification for Sustainable Timber Tasmania

Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) certification could bring significant benefits to the native forest industry.

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Management and utilisation of forest residues

The Residues Solutions Study identifies potential options to utilise harvesting and processing residues from Tasmania's forests, including native forest and plantations.

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Permanent Native Forest Estate Policy

This policy is a key element of Tasmania's approach to achieving ecologically sustainable forest management.

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Special Species Timber Management Plan

The Plan has been developed to provide a management framework for the long-term and sustainable harvesting of Tasmanian special species timbers.

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Strategic Growth Plan

The growth plan was developed by the Ministerial Advisory Council on Forestry to provide direction to enhance employment and profitability in Tasmania’s forest sector

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Tasmanian Regional Forest Agreement (RFA)

The Tasmanian Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) is a 20-year bilateral agreement between the Tasmanian and Australian governments signed on 8 November 1997.

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Tasmanian Wood Encouragement Policy

The policy ensures sustainably sourced wood is fully considered, where feasible, in Tasmanian Government procurement, particularly for new buildings and refurbishment projects.

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Wood and Fibre Processing Innovation Program

The $1.25 million Wood and Fibre Processing Innovation Program provides grants of up to $100 000 to develop innovative uses for forest and timber residues.

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Infrastructure

Tasmanian Integrated Freight Strategy

The Tasmanian Integrated Freight Strategy provides a coordinated framework to guide freight planning and investment, across modes.

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Water and Sewerage Accelerated Infrastructure Plan

The Government has requested that Infrastructure Tasmania provide a report regarding an accelerated infrastructure investment plan for Tasmania’s water and sewerage sector.

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Western Tasmania Export Corridor Plan

The Plan aims to support Western Tasmanian mining industry development through improving the productivity and efficiency of export supply chains in the region

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Trade and international relations

Global International Education

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Tasmania's Population Growth Strategy

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kunanyi/Mt Wellington Cable Car Proposal

kunanyi/Mt Wellington cable car proposal

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Transport

Brooker Highway Transport Plan

The plan delineates objectives and principles for future investment in the highway for the short, medium and long term, to enable the highway to cater for current demand and future transport needs.

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Brooker Highway Transport Plan Partner Agreement

The purpose of this partnership agreement is to commit the Tasmanian Government, the Brighton Council, and the Glenorchy and Hobart City Councils to the implementation of the Brooker Highway Transport Plan.

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Cradle Coast Integrated Transport Strategy

The Tasmanian Government and Cradle Coast Authority, on behalf of the nine local councils in the Cradle Coast Region, released the Cradle Coast Integrated Transport Strategy in 2006.

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Draft Transport Access Strategy

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Hobart Central Bus Interchange Planning Study

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Journey to Work Report

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Light rail

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Northern Integrated Transport Plan

The Northern Integrated Transport Plan is a collaborative initiative of the Tasmanian Government and Northern Tasmanian Development (NTD), including the eight member councils.

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Passenger Transport Legislation

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Project 2018

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Southern Integrated Transport Plan

The Southern Integrated Transport Plan is a collaborative initiative of the Tasmanian Government, Southern Tasmanian Councils Authority and twelve member councils.

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Tasmanian Urban Passenger Transport Framework

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Tasmanian Walking and Cycling for Active Transport Strategy

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Taxis and Hire Vehicles

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